Serie A – Udinese take on Torino
Serie A action on Sunday as Udinese and Torino meet at the Stadio Friuli – 12:30pm GMT.
As it stands, Torino will go to the Stadio Friuli in eleventh place, Udinese are currently in sixth.
Udinese’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 21 points this season
Udinese have been inconsistent in their previous two games, drawing 0-0 at Lazio and 2-2 at Atalanta, so a win in this fixture must be the focus.
Also, Udinese keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last eight matches is astonishing this season. Now they have 6 matches won, 1 games lost and 3 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in sixth place, with a total of 21 points having won six games, drawn three fixtures, and lost one game.
When Udinese host Torino, they will do so on the back of three victories and two darts on their own ground.
A victory for Udinese would put them on 24 points.
Good Attacking Performance
This has been a good season so far for Udinese, in terms of goals scored (19). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Beto (5), Iyenoma Destiny Udogie (2), and Lazar Samardzic (2). Udinese have conceded 10 goals.
Udinese may have to resort to second choice players, given the number of first choice players that are now unavailable through injury, illness or suspension.
Torino have 11 points to their name, going into this tie
Ivan Juric will know at the end of this next match, whether Torino’s season is back on track, having lost their last fixture and drawn against Empoli before that.
Also, Torino need to get out of the losing habit, with four recorded in the last five fixtures. With 11 points, they currently sit eleventh in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 3 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws having won three meetings, drawn two fixtures, and lost five games.
Playing away from home, Torino have won two matches and lost three meetings.
Torino will have 14 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Torino are missing one players through injury or illness. This will affect Ivan Juric’s selection choices significantly.
Udinese v Torino – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels these two sides have met 36 times before this fixture, with each recording wins on 14 occasions. In addition, eight of the past 15 fixtures between Udinese and Torino have resulted in an Udinese win. The last time they played each other in this competition Bianconeri delivered a 2-0 home win.
Other standout players for Udinese are Beto and Iyenoma Destiny Udogie with five goals each and for Torino are Nikola Vlasic and Antonio Sanabria with three goals both.